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A 34-year-old female asked:

I had a tubal ligation done seven years ago.i have noticed the last three years an amonia smell around the time i will start my period.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis: Foul smelling discharge needs to be evaluated. The most common cause is a nonsexually transmitted overgrowth of bacteria called bacterial vaginosis. Testing for other sexually transmitted disease may need to be done as well. This vaginal odor is not related to having your tubes tied.
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